6 DAY LOW LAND GORILLA TRACKING AND HIKING MOUNT NYIRAGONGO

Day 1: Arrival in Kigali – Rwanda

Airport pickup and transfer to your Hotel in Kigali. Early arrivals can take an optional tour of Kigali city and the surrounding areas.

Day 2: Kigali - Bukavu- DR Congo

After breakfast, depart Kigali; drive southwards to Cyangugu boarder on the way to Bukavu in DR Congo. Lunch stop in Butare; afterwards visit the national museum of Rwanda, continue on a scenic journey to Bukavu with wonderful views of the hills in Rwanda through the tropical forest of Nyungwe National park and a clear view of Lake Kivu.

Day 3: Lowland Gorilla tracking in Kahuzi Biega – DR Congo

Today, you will head for the memorable adventure, tracking the lowland gorillas in Kahuzi Biega National park. Lowland Gorillas differ from the mountain gorillas; the lowland gorillas are bigger, on average, the tracking takes about 4 hours. The lowland Gorillas stay in bigger families as compared to mountain gorillas; this a special moment being with this creature (Gorilla)! Later in the afternoon drive back to your hotel.

Day 4: Bukavu - Goma

Today, after your breakfast, take a speed boat on the Lake Kivu, from Bukavu to Goma which takes 3-4 hours. Upon arrival in Goma, you will be transferred to your hotel for dinner and overnight

Day 5: Nyiragongo Hike

This is a day for hiking to the summit of Mt Nyiragongo an active volcano in the heart of Virunga national park. You will have an early morning breakfast and go for briefing at the hiking starting point. Hiking starts at 10:00 am taking you roughly 6 hours to reach the summit of the volcano.

Day 6: Descending & Departure

After breakfast at the summit, downhill mountains where you will reach down at around noon depending on the group speed. Upon arrival at the bottom proceed back to Goma - Gisenyi border post and continuous back to Kigali.

 

 

  • Rwenzori Mountain
    Experiencing great hiking to the peak
  • The Murchison Falls
    Victoria Nile great falls spot
  • Gorilla
    Tracking and Trekking of Gorillas in Uganda, Rwanda and DR. Congo
  • Boat Ride
    Boat ride in Queen Elizabeth and Murchison Falls National Parks

1 Day Gorilla Trip

Day 1

You will be picked by our guide from your hotel to Volcanoes national park for gorilla mountain trekking. After very early breakfast at the park, get briefing by national park Warden and at 8:30 am tour guide transfer you to the starting point of gorilla trek. This shall take about 8 hours depending on the movements of the gorillas. After trekking, driver guide will transfer you to the airport for scheduled flight or to the hotel.

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2 Days Gorilla tracking

Day 1

Upon your arrival, you will be picked by our representative from Kigali Airport. After an optional Kigali city tour, including a visit to the Genocide Museum and locals markets, you will proceed to the Volcanoes National Park for an overnight stay.

Day 2

After a 6 am breakfast you are driven to the Gorilla Park Office, where you are given briefing for your trek and introduced to your guide and co-travellers for the day. It is then time to trek into the virgin forest, where you will meet one of eight of the local gorilla families.

After completing your trek to the gorillas and lunch at your hotel, our guide will deliver you back to Kigali in time for your flight.

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3 Days Murchision Falls

Day 1

Welcome to Uganda, you will be picked by our guide from Entebbe International Airport/ from your lodge and proceed to Murchison Falls National Park. Visit Rhino sanctuary as an optional on the way and proceed for an overnight.

Day 2

Go in morning go for game drive in Northern circuit of the Park and afternoon have a boat cruise to the bottom of the Falls

Day 3

Visit the Top of Falls and return to Kampala/Entebbe for departure.

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